Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... Until we restore things to the pre-TV Dinner diet, we will continue to suffer heart attacks and weight gain. It's really stuff ourselves with heavy fat and then starve for vitamins and minerals. Removing Physical Barriers to Healthy Diets
Physically, our lack of exercise is the greatest barrier to healthy diets. Start exercising! Walk. Jog. Swim. Lift weights. Sweat. Move. Breath. Live. Removing Psychological Barriers to Healthy Diets
The mind can be tough to control, especially when it ...
Is Your Goal Really Weight Loss? by Nathan Latvitis
... In addition to water, if you have been working out lately to speed along your “weight loss” (you mean fat loss, right?) progress you probably have gained some muscle doing so. This gain in muscle can also affect the numbers you see on the scale. Muscle is also more dense than fat. You may be wondering how you are going to measure your progress now that the scale doesn’t mean as much as it used to. Well, there are several methods to measure your body fat percentage.
Are you Bulking or Cutting by Zach Bashore
... Some bodybuilders like to bulk up to the size of elephants before they decide that they`ve gained to much fat, and then they go on a cutting diet. Others seem to always be sporting a low bodyfat percentage year round and slowly gain muscle as time goes on. Again, how you go about it will depend on personal preferance. I always try to stay relatively lean even during the offseason because I cannot stand the thought of gaining fat. So can I gain muscle while losing bodyfat as well?
Eating Basics of Gaining Weight by Ken Bendor
... As with losing weight, gaining weight can be achieved by adhering to a simple equation: to gain weight you need to eat more calories than you burn. While you have to get your calories up, this shouldn't be thought of as a prescription to eat anything you see. Gaining weight is more than eating everything in sight. Assuming your goal is to gain lean boy mass (muscle), then eating everything regardless of its nutritional content isn't the best idea.
A Diet Isn't Forever by Ken Bendor
... Another way to maintain weight without adding calories into your diet is to exercise less. If you were trying to lose weight by doing an extra amount of cardio everyday, you can cut back on that exercising. Because there a lot of health benefits that come from doing cardio, completely eliminating it from your routine is a bad idea. Maintaining weight by adding calories is a better option. Remember that even though you are ending your diet, you are still committing yourself to a healthy ...
On-line Weight Watchers Diet Helper for Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and Mobile Phones by Laura Ciocan
... Weight Watchers diet promoters link the phone application to the Web personal account , which provides a useful portable tool for diet assistance. This makes the diet easier to follow by offering :
The possibility of following your weight watch more closely, and of keeping permanent track of your eating
A points calculator and tracker. The WeightWatchers diet is based on calculating the points of foods according to a specific formula. This facility provides a ready, helpful tool.
The 3-A-Day Dairy Diet – Another Diet Fad Flop by Alisa Fleming
... In fairness, here are three much larger studies on dairy and weight:Dairy and Weight Gain in Young Women:Researchers at Purdue University decided to put the dairy calcium versus weight theory to the test. They conducted a 1-year, randomized study and intervention on 155 young women, ranging in age from 18 to 30, who were judged to be healthy and of normal weight. These women had dietary calcium intakes of less than 800 mg per day, and energy intakes of 2200 kcal or less per day.
Weight Loss for Beginners by David Mcevoy
... Similarly, if you put yourself into a positive calorie balance by consuming more calories than your body needs to use, then you will gain weight. It's really very simple. So you have made the decision to lose weight. You have set yourself a realistic target of around 2 lbs per week. You have worked out how many calories you need to maintain your current weight and subtracted 500 from that in order to find out how many calories you need to eat each day.